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Could Terrorist Aliens Cyberattack Us?

From: UFO UpDates - Toronto <post.nul>
Date: Sat, 07 Jul 2012 05:21:21 -0400
Archived: Sat, 07 Jul 2012 05:21:21 -0400
Subject: Could Terrorist Aliens Cyberattack Us?

Source: Discovery.Com


Thu Jul 5, 2012

Could Terrorist Aliens Cyberattack Us?
by Ray Villard

Ever since H.G. Wells' 1898 classic novel The War Of The
Worlds, science fiction books, movies, and even video games
have had fun portraying alien invasion fleets pillaging Earth.

Even the esteemed astrophysicist Stephen Hawking has speculated
about space invaders conquering Earth.

But maybe any bellicose extraterrestrials prefer to attack us at
the speed of light, literally. garbage

ANALYSIS: Why Would Aliens Invade?

In an article posted on io9.com, contributor George Dvorsky
asked a couple SETI scientists if an alien radio transmission
could contain a virus designed to infect our computers and carry
out untold mischief. They said that the odds were pretty low,
but not impossible.

The phrase "not impossible" is fundamental to any speculation
about the future. Any imagined events that obey our present laws
of physics are possible, no matter how unlikely.

This is best described in one of Arthur C. Clarke's three laws
of prediction: "When a distinguished but elderly scientist
states that something is possible, he is almost certainly right.
When he states that something is impossible, he is very probably

[More at site... thanks to Diana Cammack for the lead]]

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